Continental Rails II SdH 2012 - Game # 20 - Turn # 15

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Continental Rails II SdH 2012

Game # 20 - Turn # 15

Headline News 1869 to 1870

WORLD & NATIONAL NEWS

1869: The Cincinnati Red Stockings organized as first professional baseball team.
1870: New Bessemer steel process reduces price of steel from $300 to $35 per ton!

Railroad News

Private Companies Purchased: J. Edgar Thompson bought CB&Q for $950, J. Edgar Thompson bought FEC for $1495, Karl Von Backenheime bought GN for $2500, Leland Stanford bought SV for $755, Jim Fisk bought SP&D for $2150.

PCs Merged: NP merges into C&NW, SP&P merges into M&SP, KCS merges into ATSF, KCN merges into CRIP.

PCs Incorporated: SLSW.

New Engines Acquired: READ bought Prairie 2-6-2, C&O bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, P&FW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, SM bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, MS bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, C&NW bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CASL bought Chesapeake 4-6-0, CP bought Chesapeake 4-6-0.

New Technologies Acquired: GT bought automatic couplers, NYC bought automatic couplers, PENN bought automatic couplers, READ bought automatic couplers, N&W bought automatic couplers, NER bought automatic couplers, C&H bought automatic couplers, SCL bought automatic couplers, COG bought automatic couplers, P&FW bought automatic couplers, TP&W bought Grand Station, TP&W bought automatic couplers, NO&J bought automatic couplers, SM bought automatic couplers, MS bought automatic couplers, O&M bought automatic couplers, IC bought automatic couplers, C&NW bought Grand Station, C&NW bought automatic couplers, M&SP bought automatic couplers, MP bought automatic couplers, M&LR bought Grand Station, M&LR bought automatic couplers, CP bought automatic couplers, UP bought automatic couplers, SL&A bought automatic couplers, SLSF bought automatic couplers, SP bought Grand Station, SP bought automatic couplers, ATSF bought automatic couplers.

RoWs built: IN9 by PENN, AL7 by SCL, KY2 by P&FW, IN3 by MS, WI6 by C&NW, IA5 by CRIP, NV1 by CP, NE1 by UP, IL11 by SL&A, CA3 by SP.

PENN doubled IN4, SCL doubled AL4, TP&W doubled MON, MS doubled MS, C&NW doubled C&NW, CRIP doubled CRIP, SP doubled CA4.

New RoWs acquired: MS got MI6, TP&W got IL5, PENN got IL6, P&FW got KY3, SL&A got MO1, ATSF got MO3, M&LR got AR4, C&NW got ND3, UP got CO7, SP got AZ3.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost W&M $22128.

Injury claims by rail workers due to dangerous, outdated couplings cost V&T $1384.

Stock splits: MS splits 3 for 1.

New railroad Presidents: Karl Von Backenheime of SLSF.

New Private Companies Available: T&P, CT.

Jim Fisk dominated the social pages by conspicuously spending $1200. Other tycoons prominently displayed in the news for lavish spending were: Leland Stanford, Edward Harriman, William Palmer

Pullman's sleeping car design favored by for long distance travel, improves revenues.
Wall Street Report: During last turn, the economic climate changed from Improved to Normal.
Best locomotive available: Consolidation 2-8-0
Technologies available are: Grand Station, switch yards, steel rails, coal burning engines, block signal system, automatic couplers, Pullman sleepers

Top Victory Points

The top five Tycoons in each Victory category are (listed first to fifth):
Robber Baron Jim Fisk (1) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Jay Gould (9) Edward Harriman (2) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Mogul Jim Fisk (1) J. Edgar Thompson (3) William Palmer (12) Edward Harriman (2) Leland Stanford (5)
Rail Builder Jim Fisk (1) Jay Gould (9) Leland Stanford (5) Thomas Scott (7) Edward Harriman (2)
Rail Magnate Jim Fisk (1) Jay Gould (9) Leland Stanford (5) Thomas Scott (7) J. Edgar Thompson (3)
Rail Prodigal Jim Fisk (1) Edward Harriman (2) William Palmer (12) Leland Stanford (5) J. Edgar Thompson (3)
Rail Baron Jim Fisk (1) Jay Gould (9) Edward Harriman (2) J. Edgar Thompson (3) Leland Stanford (5)

Player Summary

President of PCs owned
Player # Tycoon name RR 1 RR 2 PC 1 PC 2
3 J. Edgar Thompson PENN TP&W CB&Q FEC
1 Jim Fisk SCL C&NW SP&D ....
9 Jay Gould NYC .... .... ....
5 Leland Stanford SP ATSF SV ....
2 Edward Harriman UP CRIP .... WP
12 William Palmer .... MS .... ....
7 Thomas Scott .... O&M .... ....
6 Karl Von Backenheime SLSF W&M .... GN
11 Thomas Durant P&FW SL&A .... MKT
4 J. Pierpont Morgan C&H CASL .... ....
10 Hannibal Kimball V&T .... L&A GW
8 John Forbes .... .... .... ....
13 William Ogden .... .... .... ....
14 Dan Drew .... .... .... ....
15 Cyrus Holliday .... .... .... ....

Railroad Summary

RR Name Tracks Revenues Expense Efficiency Bonds Loans Profit / share Dividend / share Grant Land
GT Grand Trunk 329 41782 23398 98 72642 987 8 3 0 0
NYC New York Central 2729 467685 243196 99 674080 9824 13 5 0 0
ERIE Erie Lackawanna 287 29702 18712 91 78396 48375 0 0 0 0
PENN Pennsylvania 2426 485971 257563 98 647367 91808 14 16 0 12
READ Reading 1498 265176 151151 94 406609 7190 11 6 0 0
C&O Chesapeake & Ohio 949 98543 58141 95 238952 71585 3 0 0 0
N&W Norfolk & Western 1705 289732 150660 99 326246 4604 14 6 0 0
W&M Wilmington & Manchester 1844 208364 125018 91 477785 318441 2 0 0 0
NER Northeastern Line 1107 159537 82960 99 299363 60216 9 6 0 0
C&H Charleston & Hamburg 321 53340 30404 97 68942 867 11 6 0 0
SCL Sea Coast Line 2965 652955 339536 99 769513 30446 17 12 0 34
COG Central of Georgia 410 59819 32901 99 102862 26288 8 6 0 0
P&FW Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne 656 65447 34032 99 153081 99367 3 3 0 0
TP&W Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw 597 92405 49900 97 156587 91288 7 9 0 0
NO&J New Orleans & Jackson 603 81924 45058 99 149627 44906 7 4 0 0
SM Southern Mississippi 255 32454 18823 96 66055 25218 5 13 0 0
MS Michigan Southern 488 75359 41448 99 147072 68565 7 14 0 0
O&M Ohio & Mississippi 165 19811 10896 99 40198 10738 6 1 0 0
IC Illinois Central 185 23841 16450 85 49335 23948 2 5 0 0
C&NW Chicago & Northwestern 952 117334 65707 95 221098 93826 6 4 0 0
CRIP Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific 716 93367 51352 99 169241 81036 6 4 0 0
CASL Chicago, Alton & St. Louis 185 24346 16312 87 39885 20445 3 0 0 0
M&SP Milwaukee & St. Paul 612 62689 37613 94 143352 77868 2 2 0 0
MP Missouri Pacific 572 72397 40542 98 143937 58624 6 4 0 0
M&LR Memphis & Little Rock 132 16029 8656 97 29164 16928 5 0 0 0
V&T Vicksburg & Texas 173 17595 11085 91 36384 19094 2 0 0 0
CP Central Pacific 579 55345 33207 94 128329 65508 2 11 0 0
UP Union Pacific 363 31188 17154 99 75125 48729 2 2 0 1419
SL&A St Louis & Alton 184 29923 16457 99 47782 31028 8 3 0 0
SLSF St Louis & San Francisco 239 26915 16956 91 50532 26278 3 0 0 0
SLSW St Louis & Southwestern 155 20348 13633 87 35879 23921 2 0 0 0
SP Southern Pacific 764 96226 50037 99 181192 114439 6 0 0 0
ATSF Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe 281 33121 18216 99 74927 45713 3 0 0 0

Railroad Lines:
(Region Key: A=Atl D=DpSouth O=Ohio L=GtLakes C=Central M=Miss G=Gulf W=MidWest S=SWest T=Mtn P=Pacific N=Canada X=Mexico)
Grand Trunk (GT ) GT C2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AN]
New York Central (NYC ) NYC HRL  (Double) NY3 B&A B&M B&H C3 C4 C5 MN
MC LS P&LE MRLE OH3 OH5 MI5 MI4
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AOLCN]
Erie Lackawanna (ERIE) ERIE
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Pennsylvania (PENN) PENN  (Double) C&A  (Double) CNJ  (Double) PA1  (Double) NYNH  (Double) PA3  (Double)
PA9  (Double) PA10  (Double) B&O  (Double) MD1  (Double) RF&P  (Double)
WV1 R&D OH1 OH4 M&C IN4  (Double) C&C IN9
Unbuilt: IL6 [Regions: AOLC]
Reading (READ) READ  (Double) PA5  (Double) PA6  (Double) PA4  (Double) LV PA2  (Double)
PA8 NY2 PA11 GTW NY1 MI2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AOL]
Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O ) C&O VC MD2 PA7 VA2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AO]
Norfolk & Western (N&W ) N&W  (Double) VA3  (Double) VA4  (Double) N&S VA5 KY1  (Double) IN5  (Double)
C&EI  (Double) IN7 IL4  (Double) IN6 IL2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AOCM]
Wilmington & Manchester (W&M ) W&M W&W NC1 NC2 SC5 VA1 G&C TN2 TN4 N&C A&C
TN6 TN7 KY14
Unbuilt: TN14 [Regions: AD]
Northeastern Line (NER ) NER  (Double) SC2 SC1  (Double) GA4  (Double) FL4 FL5 FL6 AL8
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AG]
Charleston & Hamburg (C&H ) C&H  (Double) SC4 SC3  (Double)
Unbuilt: none [Regions: A]
Sea Coast Line (SCL ) SCL  (Double) S&A  (Double) S&G  (Double) GA1  (Double) GA8  (Double) AL4  (Double)
BRL  (Double) GM&O  (Double) AL3  (Double) TN10 TN8 A&T L&N  (Double)
KY10  (Double) WBSH  (Double) A&GW  (Double) OH8  (Double) IN1  (Double)
OH2 KY8 MI1 AL7
Unbuilt: none [Regions: ADOLCMG]
Central of Georgia (COG ) COG A&WP GA2
Unbuilt: none [Regions: AD]
Pittsburgh & Ft Wayne (P&FW) P&FW WV2 WV3 WV4 KY2
Unbuilt: KY3 [Regions: O]
Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw (TP&W) TP&W OH7 IN2  (Double) MON  (Double) IN8
Unbuilt: IL5 [Regions: OC]
New Orleans & Jackson (NO&J) NO&J  (Double) MS4 MS5 MS6
Unbuilt: none [Regions: MG]
Southern Mississippi (SM ) SM MS7
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
Michigan Southern (MS ) MS  (Double) FW&C OH6 IN3
Unbuilt: MI6 [Regions: LC]
Ohio & Mississippi (O&M ) O&M
Unbuilt: none [Regions: O]
Illinois Central (IC ) IC
Unbuilt: none [Regions: C]
Chicago & Northwestern (C&NW) C&NW  (Double) WI4 NP WI6
Unbuilt: ND3 [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Rock Is. & Pacific (CRIP) CRIP  (Double) IA7 KCN IA5
Unbuilt: none [Regions: CW]
Chicago, Alton & St. Louis (CASL) CASL
Unbuilt: none [Regions: C]
Milwaukee & St. Paul (M&SP) M&SP SP&P
Unbuilt: none [Regions: W]
Missouri Pacific (MP ) MP KC&D MO7
Unbuilt: none [Regions: MW]
Memphis & Little Rock (M&LR) M&LR
Unbuilt: AR4 [Regions: M]
Vicksburg & Texas (V&T ) V&T
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
Central Pacific (CP ) CP NV2 NV1
Unbuilt: none [Regions: P]
Union Pacific (UP ) UP NE1
Unbuilt: CO7 [Regions: W]
St Louis & Alton (SL&A) SL&A IL11
Unbuilt: MO1 [Regions: M]
St Louis & San Francisco (SLSF) SLSF
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
St Louis & Southwestern (SLSW) SLSW
Unbuilt: none [Regions: M]
Southern Pacific (SP ) SP  (Double) CA4  (Double) CA3
Unbuilt: AZ3 [Regions: P]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe (ATSF) ATSF KCS
Unbuilt: MO3 [Regions: W]

Stock Market Report

RR stock data
RR Start price Trade price End price Net change # Shares traded # Shares issued # Shares in treasury President Chairman Directors
GT 34 33 32 -2  396 1627 18   2 1 3
NYC 42 39 37 -5  3296 13604 48 9 9 3
ERIE 22 25 29 +7  438 1435 0   12 3
PENN 54 63 72 +18  2360 12069 74 3 3 7
READ 52 42 32 -20  2607 7490 0   2 3
C&O 22 21 21 -1  1284 4687 58   11 1 5
N&W 35 38 41 +6  2054 8475 54   5 1 3
W&M 34 41 49 +15  3538 9220 0 6 5 9
NER 30 29 29 -1  1473 5490 45   5 12
C&H 33 40 48 +15  388 1611 0 4 4 3 10
SCL 57 50 43 -14  3611 14802 30 1 1
COG 32 30 28 -4  402 1985 65   10 1 12
P&FW 26 25 25 -1  788 3218 62 11 11 12
TP&W 32 32 32 +0  743 2985 0 3 3 12
NO&J 35 33 32 -3  799 2910 105   2 1
SM 27 22 18 -9  636 1196 79    
MS 45 78 37 +66  478 7215 105 12 12 2 11
O&M 24 24 24 +0  195 813 12 7 7 3 12
IC 16 16 17 +1  315 856 69   3
C&NW 99 80 62 -37  441 4485 275 1 1 3 12
CRIP 47 53 60 +13  340 3402 178 2 2 1 12
CASL 22 22 22 +0  281 886 39 4 4 12
M&SP 16 18 20 +4  538 2794 266   12
MP 43 51 60 +17  1032 2752 108   1 3 12
M&LR 19 21 24 +5  194 660 0   6 1
V&T 22 22 22 +0  235 828 37 10 10 12
CP 44 55 67 +23  526 2704 191   5 2
UP 21 26 32 +11  154 1686 129 2 2
SL&A 21 22 23 +2  149 878 42 11 11
SLSF 19 19 19 +0  353 1127 68 6 6 12
SLSW 0 0 15 +15  0 698 77   6
SP 42 46 50 +8  1082 3695 125 5 5
ATSF 16 20 24 +8  327 1356 49 5 5

Private Companies Available for Purchase

CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price CF Price
CNS 425 KP 890 SL 750 T&P 1120 CT 845

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